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Possible Freedom for Marijuana Offenders

Recreational marijuana is on the verge of legalization in Oregon, but what will become of the scores of men and ...

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A Cruel and Unjust Juvenile Justice System

Why are so many girls, especially girls of color, confined in our nation’s detention facilities, and what are we as ...

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Terrorism Task Force Draws Fire

Avel Gordly has joined a chorus of voices urging the Portland City Council to not re-join a Joint Terrorism Task ...

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Gay Rights Group Refused Service

The Ambridge Event center says it can't host a black LGBT event because of it's contract with a local church, ...

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Governor Kitzhaber Resigns

Long-time Democratic Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber on Friday announced his resignation amid allegations his fiancee used her relationship with him ...

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Born Perfect!

Basic Rights Oregon is inviting the community to join them in a new campaign, #BornPerfect, and at an upcoming open ...

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Leaving Black Youth Out

A group of leaders from Portland’s black community say they are deeply frustrated and disappointed in the lack of specific ...

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New Leaders Emerge in Struggle for Police Reforms

Firmly entrenched as a community leader, Waco isn’t going anywhere anytime soon and will be a staple of future marches, ...

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Arresting Power Documentary Hits Movie Screen

For many folks, learning about the racist history of Oregon comes with a long talk and a city of Portland ...

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History Making in Office

Larry Morgan made Oregon history Monday night when he was sworn in as the youngest ever and first black member ...

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Lost to Gun Violence

The Office of Youth Violence Prevention hosted Friday’s gathering for the benefit of everyone who has lost a loved one ...

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Cold Case Murder Arrests

Three men in prison on other charges were indicted for murder last week following a 1995 cold case murder investigation ...

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Clearing the Air

An investigation into the enforcement of venue regulations at hip-hop concerts in Portland found no official wrongdoing by police and ...

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Officer Named Assistant Chief

Come January, Portland will have a new police chief, and soon alongside him, a new assistant chief.

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Hands Up, Don’t Shoot!

Portland becomes one of the leading cities to join in solidarity with Ferguson, drawing thousands of protesters into the streets ...